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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Joseph A. Kennicker

#3224307, Pvt. Cl. Casual Det. 794 Dem. Group Last Assigned Co. W. 352 Inf 


THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of     Tel W. D. Nov 15-18 UGA Nov 30-18


Said    Joseph A. Kennicker was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 3/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes, Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16h   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Sig. Corps U. S. A.  




Name   Joseph Kennicker Grade   Pvt. 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Mar 20th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     ----------------


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   ------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under Ge 31 Ge 45  1914

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Aug 15th, 1918 and returned to U. S. June 1st 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Joseph A. Kennicker
Camp Dodge, Iowa   R. Runner
    Jun 16th, 1919   Capt Engs U. S. A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $90.72   Commanding  Det 794
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.   Camp Dodge
Filed for Record this 25th day of January, 1938    
Verna M. O'Connor    




~ source: Clayton County, Iowa Discharges. LDS microfilm #1516914 Item #6

~transcribed by Constance Diamond